Jeff Whitty
(© Tristan Fuge)
Jeff Whitty
(© Tristan Fuge)
American Conservatory Theatre (A.C.T.) has announced its 2010-2011 season, which will include the world premiere of the new musical based on Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City. The show, which features a book by Jeff Whitty and a score from and Scissors Sisters songwriters Jake Shears and John Garden, will be directed by Jason Moore.

The season will open with a production of Moliere's Scapin, starring Bill Irwin, who will direct and who has adapted the play with Mark O'Donnell. Also on the company's schedule, as previously reported will be Marcus, or The Secret of Sweet, a play from Tarell Alvin McCraney's The Brother/Sister Plays trilogy.

The theater's artistic director, Carey Perloff, will stage a revival of Harold Pinter's The Homecoming and the theater will present the Virtual Stage and Electric Company Theatre production of Jean-Paul Sarte's No Exit, which has been adapted by Paul Bowles. The A.C.T. season will be rounded out with its annual production of A Christmas Carol along with one additional play to be announced in the near future along with casting, creative teams and specific dates for the productions.

For further information, visit: www.act-sf.org.